Herald: Kennewick dentist leads team to El Paredon, Guatemala

05 Dec Herald: Kennewick dentist leads team to El Paredon, Guatemala

Thanks to Sara Schilling for documenting the work that our Dentist, Bart Roach, has been doing in Guatemala.


Dr. Bart Roach of Three Rivers Dental in Kennewick brought along several other dental professionals and volunteers on his Thanksgiving trip to El Paredon, Guatemala.

The team included dentists Floris Hartman of Amsterdam, Nate Green of Denver, Ted Graham of Federal Way and Revenda Bebawi, an Army dentist serving in Germany. She participated on her own time, taking leave.

Dental hygienists Katie Rodgers and Kirsten Perry of Arizona also took part, along with non-dental volunteers Leslie Green, Joelle Hartke, Yesenia Lopez, Rosario Vargas, Tanguy Conq and Delphine Pédron. Staff of The Driftwood Surfer also pitched in.

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It was toward the end of the week — Thanksgiving morning, maybe — when the little girl sat down in the plastic chair.

She was wearing jeans and a red-and-white shirt, her hair pulled into a ponytail.

She wasn’t crying, like some of the other kids who’d occupied the same spot in the hours and days before. But she was scared.

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